How can design learning make our future more humane? Titled A SCHOOL OF SCHOOLS, Istanbul Design Biennial 2018 explores the design process across 6 venues in Turkey’s cultural capital.
What if our furniture could play music or if stores windows were able to talk? The sound-generating glass presented by Asahi Glass Company in Milan with a poetic installation by Motosuke Mandai expands the potentials of the material.
Chivas Venture 2018: a high-tech glove able to speak out sign language, a device translating printed books in Braille and a special seat allowing people with mobility issues to reach the sea for a swim. 7 start ups empowering people with disabilities.
Spanish brand new company Nagami re-thinks design in the new age of technology bringing 3D printing and robotic manufacturing to large-scale products.
A demountable roofless stadium (at -25° blankets are provided), a legion of over 1.200 drones creating a floating light-show and a pavilion absorbing light for you to look into the deep darkness of the universe. Winter Olympics 2018 kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Check the most innovative designs, architectures and technologies on show.
Pole dancing robots at Las Vegas’ Sapphire gentlemen club shake their silicon booty to “attract women” and make reflect on digital voyeurism during CES 2018.
Vestaboard re-imagines the design of a split-flap display you used to see at train stations. Using your mobile device you can send it messages and get updates both at home or in the office.
CES 2018: from human-responsive self-driving SUVs to headphones made from seized illegal guns and a toy helping kids to cope through cancer treatments. 7 responsible designs looking after and healthily interacting with their owners.
While barrier free urban spaces are still an issue, a team of entrepreneurial master students from Switzerland prototyped the Scewo wheelchair which can smoothly climb stairs to reach challenging if not impossible destinations so far.
Titled ROBOTS. WORK. OUR FUTURE, 2017 Vienna Biennale explores how robots, artificial intelligence, the internet of things and cutting-edge digital technologies will shape our lives, jobs and emotions.
Swarovski Designers of the Future Award 2017: at Design Miami/ Basel emerging designers apply cutting-edge technologies to crystal.
A selfie-proof vanity table and virtual reality rugs. With the Athena collection Olivia Lee explores women’s new rituals in the age of the Internet of Things.
The indestructible Nokia 3310 is back, and it has even got Snake! But what really lies beyond the re-launch of the much beloved phone?
From Terminator to smart floor sweepers but also 3D printers for bridges and responsive fashion designs. Shall we trust robots? Vitra Design Museum looks into our complex relationship with intelligent machines that could either save our lives or steal our job.
From Abu Dhabi to Dubai in just 12 minutes: BIG and Hyperloop One reveal joint vision for future mobility at airplane speed.
Pierre Clément Nivière designed “The Trophy” human powered 3D-printer to make us reflect on the process of design-making by using technologies with more awareness.
Brand new video game Pokemon Go brought augmented reality to the masses overlaying a parallel world on our neighbourhoods. Let’s go beyond the hype of this ‘90s revival tech-stravaganza.
How will the internet of things frame our future living space? ArchiPanic met influential innovators Carlo Ratti, Reto Wettach, Jessica Nebel and Alessandro Masserdotti who believe that hype-free human-centred technology can honestly improve our future.
NOSIGNER™ designs “Amorphous” installation for Asahi Glass Company: thousands of suspended fragments highlight the cutting-edge features of smartphones’ ultimate high-tech glass.
Boston Museum of Fine Arts presents #techstyle, an exhibition showcasing the tech-side of future catwalks. From Ralph Lauren’s phone charging bag to Iris Van Herpen’s Water Splash Crystallization dress but also an artificial leg and clothes that hug or change colour.
Kodak goes revival and presents the new Super 8 camera designed in collaboration with designer Yves Behar and acclaimed by directors Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino and J.J. Abrams.
Design from a galaxy far far away. We peeked into the rolling technology of BB-8, the adorable droid starring in Star Wars’ new trilogy: The Force Awakens. Can you guess how does it work?
Laura Couto Rosado unveiled the most natural (a romantic) side of technology creating a musical instrument that passes electric currents through quartz crystals and working on a mineral orchestra project in partnership with the Geneva University of Music.
iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus aren’t simply bigger: a dramatically thin design features innovative technologies like Powerful A8 Chip, Advanced Cameras and M8 Motion data processor as well as Apple Pay.